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Marine Technical Superintendent at WTS Energy

WTS Energy Job Recruitment (6 Positions)
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WTS Energy


Marine Technical Superintendent at WTS Energy

Job Summary

Technical Superintendents must assure safe, efficient, and dependable vessel operation.
To manage vessel maintenance, repair, performance, inspections, and docking in accordance with legislation and industry norms.
Technical expertise, project management, and regulatory compliance are needed for this position.
To plan, coordinate, and supervise dry docking projects, the Technical Superintendent will collaborate with shipyards, contractors, and internal stakeholders.
Responsibility: Vessel Maintenance and Repairs

Plan and execute vessel maintenance programmes to maximise performance and safety.
Manage dry-docking, engine overhauls, and equipment replacements.
Check vessel performance and fix technical faults immediately.
Regular inspections detect maintenance needs and assure classification society and flag state compliance.
Budgeting and Cost Control:


Prepare and manage the technical department’s budget to maximise resource use and control costs.
Review and approve spare part, equipment, and service procurement requisitions within budget.
Compare vendors and negotiate contracts for low prices and high-quality goods.
Compliance with regulations:

Update yourself on maritime rules, industry standards, and class society requirements.
Ensure vessels under observation satisfy legal and regulatory requirements.
Create and implement safety and environmental stewardship policies with the safety and quality divisions.
Crew Performance and Training:

Support the vessel’s crew technically and train them on equipment operation and maintenance.
Assess crew performance, identify training requirements, and take corrective action.
Encourage crew members to follow corporate regulations and industry standards and promote safety.
Reporting and Documentation:

Maintain accurate vessel, repair, and equipment inventory records.
Dry-dock specs, repair progress, and performance evaluations are technical reports.
Discuss technical paperwork and certification with classification societies, flag nations, and port authorities.
Emergency Response:


Support vessel emergencies such incidents, accidents, and machinery failures with expert advice.
Conduct incident investigations, identify root causes, and provide risk mitigation strategies.
Manage Vendors:

Maintain relationships with vendors, contractors, and service providers to ensure technical assistance is fast and reliable.
Assess vendor performance, negotiate contracts, and monitor SLAs to optimise service delivery.
Vessel Dry Docking:

Consider vessel-specific requirements, maintenance history, and regulatory compliance when creating dry-docking plans with shipyards.
Prepare the dry docking scope of work, including repairs, equipment replacements, and inspections.
Obtain dry docking project materials, spare parts, and specialised services.
Get all permits, papers, and certifications before dry docking.
Qualifications and Needs

First Degree in Marine/Mechanical Engineering. Master’s degrees are sought.
STCW95 Class 1 Chief Engineer Certificate
DP Maintenance Certificate
Minimum 5 years as Chief Engineer at sea
Experience with platform or offshore supply vessels, dynamic positioning systems, logistic vessels, and fast crew boats
Experience as a Technical Superintendent prefered. Dry docking experience is also helpful.
Salary: N15,000,000-N25,000,000 annually.



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